Ironman 70.3 Bags Checklist

22 January 2018


Contains: Everything you need for the swim as well as what you want to wear after the race. You do not need to use this bag if you have someone there to hold your stuff and meet you at the finish. You hand this bag in on your way to the swim start.


 Wetsuit
 2 x goggles (A spare pair just in case)
 Ironman 70.3 swim cap (provided in registration pack)
 Extra swim cap or swim hood if you like to use one underneath
 Fresh water to rinse goggles
 Vaseline, powder/or baby oil (if you use any of these with your wetsuit)
 Timing chip (provided in the registration pack – best put on before you leave your
 Safety pin or Insulating Tape (to secure the timing chip band – again best done
before you leave your room)
 Any nutrition to be taken before the swim
 Water or Sports Drink
 Clothes you want to wear after the race (could be the same you wear to the


There will be a drop off zone where you leave your swim bag before you go down to the
NB If you are going straight from transition to swim start, you are not allowed to put a
floor pump in your swim bag. You need to mark it with your name and leave in the
designated area.


Contains : Everything you need for the cycle

Checklist :

 Cycling shoes (Unless leaving on your bike)
 Helmet with your race number sticker
 Socks
 Sunglasses
 Cycle Top if you haven’t swum with one
 Sunscreen
 Race belt with race number (Scrunch the race number so it sits better)
 Gloves
 Any nutrition that you have not put on your bike
 Towel (if you use)
 Bottle Water (to rinse the sea water out your mouth)
 Chamois Cream
 Small pack of tissues


When you have put your cycle stuff on, make sure your goggles and wetsuit are in the bike bag. Mark your wetsuit with your name beforehand just in case.


Contains : Everything you need for the run.


 Running shoes
 Socks
 Cap or peak
 Face cloth/small towel
 Small pack of tissues
 Vaseline (if you use this to prevent chaffing on the run)
 Sunscreen
 Bottle Water
 Any nutrition you want to carry on the run


When you have put on your run gear, make sure all your cycle gear is in this bag. Mark
your shoes and helmet with your name beforehand.